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Hands on Training (H.O.T.) – Conference Programme


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Here's the programme for the H.O.T.TEST Training Event of 2001. To Download a full colour copy of the programme in Adobe Acrobat format, Click here (large file, may take some time).

Day 1 : 26 June : Innovation Day

Morning Plenary Sessions

Innovative new approaches are being introduced to the market on what seems like a daily basis. Emotional Intelligence, Spiritual Intelligence and Brain Friendly Learning to name just a few! How do we know which of these stand up to scrutiny? Are they fads, jumping on the latest bandwagon, or is there real substance to these innovative techniques? We attempt to reveal some of these secrets today with some fascinating presentations from some of the UK’s leading innovators.

8.45 Registration and Coffee.

9.15 Welcome and Introduction: Tim Pickles, TrainingZONE.

9.30 Sink or Swim: Duncan Goodhew, Olympic Gold Medallist and Bobsleigh Champion.

11.00 Neuro Linguistic Programming: Michael Breen, McKenna Breen.

12.15 The Story Method: Dave Snowden, 'the father of organisational story telling', IBM Global Services.

1.15 Lunch in V.I.P. Lounge - Training Solutions Exhibition.

Afternoon Choice of Seminar Sessions

2.15 Shake, Rattle and Roll with Brain–Friendly Learning: Kimberley Hare, Kaizen Training Ltd.

2.15 Beyond the Lightbulb: Continuum.

2.15 'Be your own GURU™’ (ChildLine Case Study): Olivia Stefanino, Eklektika BDA Ltd.

3.30 Spice up Your Training (utilising NLP techniques): LearntoLearn.

3.30 Seven Secrets for Highly Effective Trainers: Corporate Learning.

3.30 Throw the Trainer to the Lions (Drama-Centered Learning): Blue Beetle.

4.30 Finish.

Day 2 : 27 June : Changing Face of Learning Day

Morning Plenary Sessions

The title of this day says it all! Learning and training happen on our screens, in our workplaces and even sometimes still in classrooms, but how will all the changes affect us? How will the transition from the old TEC's to the new Learning and Skills Council impact on our organisations? How is the Open University working with industry for the future? We help you find the answers to some of these questions and with some interesting case studies you can take away some ideas on how you can manage these changes in your organisation.

8.45 Registration and Coffee.

9.15 Welcome and Introduction.

9.30 The Challenge of Going Online for Lifelong Learning: Mary Benwell, Director of Learning, UfI (University for Industry).

11.00 The Learning and Skills Council: Geoff Hall, Director of Learning Programmes, LSC.

12.15 E-learning as a Driver for CPD - How national and multi-national companies are collaborating with universities to open up access to Higher Education: Jim Flood, Academic Operations Director, COROUS.

1.15 Lunch in V.I.P. Lounge - Training Solutions Exhibition.

Afternoon choice of Seminar Sessions

2.15 Dramatic Change - Change Management Workshop for Top Management: Actors in Management (continues all afternoon).

2.15 Moving to Distance Learning on a Grand Scale: Diane Bailey, DBA Training.

2.15 Using Action Development to build an Elida Faberge Coaching Team: Anita Wild and Mike Smith, Action Development Group with Nigel Spencer & Kathryn Higgins, Elida Faberge.

3.30 Meeting the Challenge of Global Safety: John F Stevens, People Process Specialists Ltd, and Nigel S Harris, BOC Edwards Group Plc.

3.30 Healthy Learning: Oddball Training.

4.30 Finish.

Day 3 : 28 June : E-learning Day

Morning Plenary Sessions

The ability to deliver the best training options in the fastest and most cost-effective way is driving most organisations into the minefield that is e-learning. What is the best e-learning strategy for our business? How can I implement a successful web-based training and development programme? Is e-learning the solution, and can I guarantee a return on my investment? These are just a few of the questions facing senior training professionals today. With the help of a variety of experts we hope to answer some of those questions and give some guidance to on how to avoid potential pitfalls on the way.

8.45 Registration and Coffee.

9.15 Welcome and introduction.

9.30 The Impact of E-learning on the Knowledge Economy: Professor Stephen Molyneux, Wolverhampton University.

11.00 Expert Panel respond to Delegates' Issues: Professor Stephen Molyneux, Paul Kearns (Personnel Works), David Wilson (eLearnity Ltd), Jane Knight (Cisco Systems), Bruce Viney (PricewaterhouseCoopers), Hugh Lloyd-Jones (Network Training), Geoffrey Stein (THINQ Ltd).

12.15 Developing a clear Business Case for E-learning using Return on Investment: Paul Kearns, Personnel Works.

1.15 Lunch in V.I.P. Lounge - Training Solutions Exhibition

Afternoon Choice of Seminar Sessions

2.15 The Future of E-learning in the UK: Martine Garland, Xebec McGraw-Hill.

2.15 Putting the ‘I’ in ‘Interactive’: Tim Neill, Tim Neill Associates.

2.15 Airtours Going Places Case Study: emergeSmart

3.30 Creating E-learning Solutions that meet Unique Business Requirements - Three European Case Studies: Jop Duyvendak, VP of Intellinex Europe.

3.30 Vodatown - The Design and Implementation of a Virtual Learning Environment: Dr Richard Hyde, BYG Systems and Simon Daniels, Vodafone.

3.30 E-learn from past e-rrors: Guy Sweeten, Information Transfer.

4.30 Finish.

Delegate fees
Full three-day programme: £650.00
One complete day of programme: £299.00
All fees are subject to UK VAT @17.5%

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